Sunday, January 25, 2015

Badminton... There's Nothing BAD About It!

Grade 7 and 9: How does our Personal and Social Behaviour Impact our Performance in Physical Activity? 

Oi Grade 7 and 9!

Thinking back to your experiences in various net and wall activities, I wonder, what actions have you taken to demonstrate leadershipfair-playteamwork and communication?


Take a look at the following videos of singles and doubles badminton play. What actions do you see that demonstrate the players' abilities to be leaders, play fairly, be inclusive and also communicate with others in a positive and constructive way?

Badminton Highlights - 2014 World Championships Men's Singles



Badminton Highlights - 2014 World Championships Men's Doubles



Badminton Highlights - 2013 World Championships Mixed Doubles



Thinking critically about your personal and social behaviour within the PE setting...

Use the following enduring understanding and essential questions in order to help guide your progress as we begin badminton play:

Enduring Understanding
  • Players' decisions and actions determine their level of success in a badminton match

Essential Questions
  • What decisions and actions impact the success of a game?
  • How does receiving and giving feedback impact the ability to work collaboratively in doubles play?
  • How does peer teaching and/or coaching impact the development of movement fundamentals?
  • How does knowledge of basic procedures in singles and doubles play affect players' success?

Team Building

Use the personal and social behaviour rubric that is shared in our folder for PE in order to track your progress in leadership, fair-play, teamwork and communication. I wonder, what core values are you also practicing during your participation in this unit?

Grade 7 Personal and Social Behaviour Rubric


Badminton Rules and Procedures

SERVING

Please see diagram below
  • Serving starts on the right side within the boundaries of the service court (no touching lines)
  • When the server’s score is even (0,2,4), serving starts on the right side; when the server’s score is odd (1,3,5), serving starts on the left side
  • Both feet must be stationary on the court while serving and the receiver may not move until the server hits the shuttle
  • The server must make initial contact with the shuttle below the server’s waist with the racket head clearly below the hand holding the shuttle
  • Serving takes place in a continuous motion
DOUBLES GAME PLAY
  • When the serving team scores, the server switches service court sides and serves again
  • Each time a team gains the serve, the first serve is made from the right service court
  • 15 points wins a game; if the score reaches 14-14 the side that reached 14 first can choose either to play to 15 or set the game to 17
  • In best of three game play, teams switch sides at the end of the game and in the middle of the third game (first team to 8 points)
SHUTTLE (Birdie)
  • A shuttle remains in play until it hits the...
    • floor
    • ceiling
    • outside the court
    • player or the player’s clothing
    • gets stuck in the net
    • net and drops on the hitter’s side
FAULTS
  • In addition to serving faults, faults also occur in play when the shuttle...
    • passes through or under the net
    • does not pass the net
    • is caught or held
    • is hit twice in a row by the same player
    • both partners hit the shuttle before it is returned to the other side
  • A player commits a fault when he/she...
    • hits the shuttle when it is on the opponent’s side of the net
    • touches the net with his/her racket, clothing or any part of his/her body
    • obstructs an opponent’s stroke
    • has his/her racket or any part of the body over or under the net - exception: a racket can cross the net without touching it on a follow-through as long as contact with the shuttle was made first
LET
  • A let is a situation that calls for a halt in play - it occurs when the...
    • shuttle remains suspended on top of the net
    • server and receiver commits faults
    • server serves before the receiver is ready
    • shuttle comes apart
  • When a let is called, no score is counted for that play and the point is replayed


Court Dimensions

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Serving

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